As more and more families seem to spread out geographically, what is the best possible solution to have a face-to-face visit with a loved one who is in an assisted living facility when a physical visit isn't possible?
Assisted Living Technologies, a subsidiary under Assisted Living Services, launched a product called VideoCare recently.
Many seniors are intimidated by technology, particularly those over age 75. An estimated 72% of adults in this age group do not use smartphones, laptops, tablets or similar devices. We may ask, 'How can this be when technology is all around us and so much a part of everyday life?' But for many 'non-using' seniors their reasoning tends to be that they can't learn technology, it won't benefit them, and it's too complicated to bother with.